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More Medical Topics - Online Resources

MedlinePlus Health Topic: School Health

National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities


Children & Adults with ADD (CHADD, in English and Spanish)

National Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA, primarily for adults)

ADHD Summer Program (Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics)


Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Patient Resources (Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics) includes Pollen Count Monitoring tool and Center for Environmental Health.  See the Safe and Healthy Schools Program!

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (has patient information, pollen forecast, includes information/activities just for kids, also in Spanish)

Food Allergy Network

Allergy & Asthma Network/Mothers of Asthmatics (also in Spanish)

Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Online (American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology)

Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America  (also in Spanish)

Born to Explore! The Other Side of ADD (positive & alternative views of ADD/ADHD)


Kids Get Arthritis Too! (American Juvenile Arthritis Organization)


What is Asthma? ; Asthma (ED) Algorithm ; Asthma Measures and Outcomes, (Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics)
American Lung Association: Asthma (also in Spanish)
CDC: Asthma

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism --includes parent training (Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics)
Act Early (CDC)
OASIS@MAAP (for Asperger's syndrome, autism, pervasive developmental disorders)

Cancer (National Cancer Institite)

Hematology/Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation services of Children's Mercy Hospital

Crohn's/Ulcerative Colitis/Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America

Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation includes Living with CF at School section.


Skinsight Skin Condition Finder from Logical Images and MedlinePlus


Diabetes Team (Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics) --the Patient Resources section includes school nurse training opportunities and an authorization form to exchange information about diabetic students/patients.

Children with Diabetes (see the School section)

Diabetes (CDC)

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NIDDK)

Planet D (American Diabetes Association)

Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities

International Dyslexia Association Kansas/Missouri Branch
Learning Disabilities Association of Kansas
Learning Disabilities Association of America
National Library for the Blind and the Physically Handicapped--Missouri library--Kansas library (talking books and Braille, also available for use by dyslexic students).
Diagnosing Dyslexia (Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics)

Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders Center (Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics)

National Eating Disorders Association

Identification and Management of Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents (AAP)

Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders

Epilepsy Foundation of America
Epilepsy Foundation--Missouri & Kansas
Comprehensive Epilepsy Center (Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics)

First Aid/Injury Treatment

Merck Manual for Health Care Professionals - Injuries and Poisoning

Merck Manual for Patients & Caregivers - Injuries and Poisoning

 First Aid for Eye Emergencies (Prevent Blindness America)

Concussion  see also Sports Medicine Resources

Head Trauma First Aid (Logical Images)


Heart Encyclopedia (Cincinnati Children's Hospital)
The Heart House (Children's Heart Institute)
American Heart Association 
Heart Center (Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics)


Nephrology Services: Kidney Center, Dialysis Program, Hypertension clinic, Bone and Mineral Disorder Clinic, Enuresis Clinic (Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics)

National Kidney Foundation  and its local chapter

American Kidney Fund (includes programs for children)

Natiional Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NIDDK)

Poisoning and Toxicity, Disasters, Public Health

Household Products Database (MSDS in plain language)
Pillbox - rapid identification of unknown pills (National Library of Medicine/National Institutes of Health)

Environmental Health & Toxicology for students/educators, for health professionals, and for emergency responders

Disaster Types and Topics (Disaster Information Management Center)

Kansas City (MO) Public Health Department and Emergency Preparedness.

Missouri School Safety and Security Resources (MO Office of Homeland Security)

Procedures: Ostomy Care, Tube Feeding, Tracheostomy Care

United Ostomy Associations of America
Understanding your Ostomy booklets (Learning Center from Hollister)
Stoma Management (from ConvaTec)

Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition (American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition)
IV and Tube Feedings for Clinicians (Oley Foundation)
Care Cards (CMH&C) on Mic-Key®, Gastrostostomy tube care/feeding/removal, Jejunostomy tube care/removal, Nasogastric tube feeding.

Aaron's Tracheostomy Page
Basic Nursing Principles of Caring for a Patient with a Tracheostomy by Dan Higgins, NursingTimes 23 Jan 2009
Tracheostomy care: an evidence-based guide to suctioning and dressing changes by Betty Nance-Floyd, American Nurse Today 2011 July;6(7).

Puberty, Sex, GLTBQ

Adolescent Medicine Clinics, and GUIDE Clinic for children and adolescents with disorders of sexual differentation (Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics)

Planned Parenthood

Talking to Your Kids About Sex (AACAP)

TeensHealth (written for teens from Nemours) Sexual Health

I Wanna Know (American Sexual Health Association)

SexEdLibrary (tools for educators from SIECUS)

National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy

PFLAG (Parents, Families, Friends, and Allies United with LGBT People)
GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network fosters respect and tolerance in schools)
YouthResource (by and for LGBTQ youth; links to Spanish AbienteJoven site)

Sports Medicine

Center for Sports Medicine (Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics)

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